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morning. especially this evening. >> when high tide comes. yeah. >> thank you. local updates throughout the morning. good morning. breaking overnight. hurricane maria, a monster category 5 storm pummeling the island of dominica, the u.s. virgin islands and puerto rico now bracing for a direct hit while hurricane jose triggers flooding and rip current warnings up and down the east coast. all eyes on trump. one day after calling out the u.n. >> the united nations has not reached its full potential because of bureaucracy and mismanagement. >> the president set to deliver a closely watched address to the general assembly this morning, and we're there live. campus chaos. a vigil for a georgia tech student shot and killed by police turns violent.
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a police car set on fire, students urged to stay inside. we'll have the latest. those stories plus "today" exclusive. bill o'reilly joining us live for his first television interview since his fox news firing. toys "r" us files for bankruptcy overnight and snooze you can use. with the cameras rolling, my night of interrupted sleep as we shed light on a problem millions of americans face, today, tuesday, september 19th, 2017. >> announcer: from nbc news, this is "today" with matt lauer and savannah guthrie live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. good morning, everybody. welcome to "today." nice to have you with us on a tuesday morning. the hurricane season just seems relentless this year. >> and keep in mind as we take you through these storms we'll be talking about in a second,
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still nine weeks to go in the hurricane season. >> and let us bring you up to date at the moment. two hurricane threats going on. we've got maria charging into the eastern caribbean after tearing across dominica overnight as a dangerous category 5. the island's prime minister who had to be rescued from his own damaged home saying the nation has suffered widespread devastation. >> the monster storm now bearing down on the u.s. virgin islands and puerto rico, and president trump has already declared states of emergency for both territories. >> all right. and there's also jose looming off the east coast. it's already producing high surf, dangerous rip currents, and it's going to bring soaking rain and gusty winds to the mid-atlantic and new england. our team is standing by and has it all covered. we'll start with al who is tracking both of those storms. al, good morning. >> good morning, guys. you can see this is what we've got right now. you've got jose right off the u.s. coast, and you've got hurricane maria that is threatening currently the caribbean and will continue to. let's see what we've got right
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now. as far as jose coastal areas, up for minor coastal flooding, tides two feet above notion, beach erosion from fire island and provincetown just south of boston. it will will track away but then kind of do a lop and hang out in the atlantic right through sunday. may have an effect on maria. we're going to have to watch and see what happens with that. now, as far as maria is concerned, here's the latest on it. we are currently watching this as a category 5 storm, 65 miles west southwest of guadalupe. winds 160 miles per hour moving north at 9 miles per hour, and you can see we have hurricane warnings up for theward island, puerto rico. hurricane watches up for pipsia and tropical storm warnings as well. now, here's what we're expecting to happen as far as maria is concerned. the right now a category 5 storm makes its way towards the virgin islands. tonight, 125 to 150-mile-per-hour winds. 7:00 to 11-foot waves and so to
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15 inches of rain or more. then, puerto rico as a category 4 storm. 125 to 150-mile-per-hour winds. storm surge of 6 to 9 feet, and look at this. there could be upwards of two feet or more of rain, and that's going to be catastrophic because within puerto rico you've got those mountains, and the heaviest rain will fall over those winward mountains, 20 to 25 minutes and it gets lift and brings out all the moisture there. this is a source of region for major rivers. all that rainfall falling down, sending all of that heavy rain, fudge into the headwaters and all the way down into coastal cities like san juan where the flooding could be catastrophic, so we'll be watching that as well. now, as we continue on the path, it goes past hispaniola, heads towards the turks and caicos on friday. 125-mile-per-hour winds and 5 to 8-foot surge and 12 to 18 inches of rain and continues on into the bahamas, and then, guys, it
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kind of hangs out. we're not -- i don't even want to speculate where it's going to go after that because, as i said, we've got jose out there. there's a lot going on that could affect it. but puerto rico right now and the virgin islands in the crosshairs of this dangerous, dangerous storm. >> and they just went through everything with irma. >> exactly. thanks, al. we've talked to you a lot this morning. let talk now more about jose's threat to the eastern seaboard. nbc's kristen dahlgren is on the new jersey shore. kristen, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, guys. well, don't let jose fool you just because it doesn't look like it's going to be a direct landfall. there are still millions going to be feeling the effects of this storm today, and we're not just talking about the rain and this wind that we see picking up. we're talking about this, that dangerous roiling ocean that's going to be eroding these beaches that in many cases have just been rebuilt from sandy. this morning high surf warnings are in effect from the carolinas to new england. >> i think it looks like it's starting to show its teeth.
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>> reporter: hurricane jose spinning offshore in the atlantic but bringing dangerous conditions to the east coast. winds could gust over 40 miles per hour, and powerful waves could wash over some beach communities. >> if we haven't learned anything else i would hope from this this season is that you need to be prepared. >> reporter: along the jersey shore, beaches and shops calling it an early season as residents get ready. on long island new construction was prepped for a possible storm surge and in nantucket extra lines used to secure boats. >> a big storm is coming, and we're in the crosshairs. >> reporter: while some aren't nervous about jose. >> i really don't see too much coming from this. >> reporter: for those forced to rebuild after super storm sandy five years ago, they can't help but keep a wary eye on any storms in the atlantic. >> if this gets knocked down, like it did during sandy, just sad. >> reporter: and it's expected to get worse as we go through
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today. we're talking about beach erosion, the dangerous dangerous rip currents and here we're already, guys, sees these waves topsham roadways. >> kristen, thanks very much. >> now back to the destructive force of hurricane maria already on full display. as we said, it devastated the island of dominica overnight, is 60-mile-per-hour wind an torrential rain, and now puerto rico and the u.s. virgin islands are in the path of this powerful punch. nbc's gabe gutierrez is in san juan for us. gabe, good morning. >> reporter: savannah, good morning. 24 hours ago we were talking about maria being a category 1 storm. it's now a category 5, and a hurricane warning is in effect for this entire island. president trump organized an emergency disaster declaration and approving federal assistance to the area as this monster hurricane takes aim. this morning hurricane maria is cutting a destructive path through the caribbean, punishing the remote islands of dominica,
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barbados and st. lucia. overnight is 60-mile-per-hour winds and torrential rain tore through dominica. the country's prime minister, who had his own roof blown off, writing on facebook we have lost all what money can buy and replace. on the virgin islands of st. thomas and st. john, already badly battered by irma, traumatized residents are now desperately trying to escape this new threat. >> the island is devastated. no light, no water. no food. >> reporter: even the coast guard and other rescue teams are packing up and moving to safer locations. >> this one looks like it's going to hit us hard. >> reporter: puerto rico was barely grazed by irma, but maria is a much bigger threat to the u.s. territory. >> the devastation it will cause might be unprecedented. >> reporter: the island's 3 million american citizens now under a state of emergency, the government already rationing basic provisions like water and baby formula. >> how important is it for you to get supplies today? >> extremely. i mean, there's no water
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anywhere. i can't find water. i can't find ice. it's pretty intense. >> reporter: and there's frantic scramble for guess. >> it's busy. >> reporter: it's busy. >> people are crazy. >> irma knocked out electricity to 75% of the island. more than 60,000 customers still in the dark as maria approaches, and some of the 3,500 irma evacuees from other caribbean islands are still in shelters here. gabriel wilson from st. thomas is scrambling to find one of the -- how worried are you about the storm? >> i don't know. at first they were saying it's a category 1 and now a category 2 and now it's going to be a 3 or 4. i don't know what's going to happen. >> reporter: the last category 4 or 5 storm to slam into puerto rico was back in 1932 when the island's population has since doubled. today the government is the preparing hundreds of shelters to hold potentially more than 100,000 evacuees. matt and savannah. >> all right. gabe gutierrez, scary times there. >> no question about it.
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some other major stories we're covering, for example, the eyes of the world on president trump as he gets set to deliver a high stakes speech to the united nations general assembly. he made his debut there monday voicing his complaints about the world body to its leaders. so what will he say this morning? nbc national correspondent peter alexander is at the u.n. for us. peter, good morning. >> reporter: hey, matt and savannah, good morning to you. today is the day the america first president getting ready to address the world. a senior administration official says president trump will deliver a clear-eyed view of the challenges around the globe in places like iran, north korea and venezuela that will focus on how the burden needs to be shared among countries, not just relying on the u.s. to address common goals. it's a very different world view than his predecessors, one the president's aides say will focus on outcomes, not ideologies. ahead of president trump's first address to the united nations, the general assembly bracing for the kind of seismic shift america has seen at home from
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its new commander in chief. >> i think the main message is make the united nations great again, make the united nations great. >> reporter: the most urgent threat, a nuclear north korea. a top aide saying the president will talk tough today about the north korean menace. >> as far as north korea is concerned, i think most of you know how i feel. >> reporter: president trump, who derided the u.n. in the past, even once mocking the quote cheap marble tiles behind the speaker, now heavily dependant on its security council to implement punishing sanctions against kim jong-un's regime. mr. trump announced a trip to neighboring china this november after a call with president xi where the two leaders committed to maximizing pressure on north korea. defense secretary james mattis hinting the u.s. has military options that would not jeopardize seoul, south korea in the event of a counterattack but offering few specifics. >> there are, but i will not go into details. >> reporter: president trump
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with the israeli prime minister also zeroing in on iran but refusing to reveal whether the u.s. is preparing to leave the nuclear deal negotiated by the obama administration. >> you'll be seeing very soon. >> reporter: that in the wake of this warning from iran's leader on cnn. exiting such an agreement, mr. rouhani says, would carry high cost for the u.s. president trump, the real estate mogul, pressing the u.n. to demand a better return on the u.s. investment, noting his high rise nearby. >> i actually saw great potential right across the street, to be honest for you, and it was only for the reason that the united nations was here that that turned out to be such a successful project. >> reporter: alongside france's president, mr. trump proposing a possible armed forces parade through washington on the fourth of july. still marveling about the bastille day celebration this summer where he served as guest of honor. >> it was one of the greatest parade i've ever seen so we're actually thinking about fourth of july, pennsylvania avenue, having a really great parade to
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show our military strength. >> reporter: and to give you a little preview of what to watch for inside the general assembly hall during the president's speech today, all those reaction shots of the world leaders, many of whom will be seeing mr. trump in person for the first time, and the seating arrangements are determined by lottery. coincidentally this year the north korean delegation, without kim jong-un, he won't be here, got seats right in the front and center. matt and savannah, they will be a matter of a feet away from president trump. >> that should be interesting to watch, peter. thank you very much, and i should mention to our viewers that we'll have coverage, live coverage of the president's speech on many of these stations a little later this morning. new details are emerging in the federal investigation now into possible collusion between the trump presidential campaign and russia. the "new york times" reporting this morning that prosecutors have informed former trump campaign chairman paul manafort that they plan to indict him. federal agents raided manafort's
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virginia home in july with a warrant after picking the lock on his front door. they took binders stuffed with document, copied his computer files, according to paper and took pictures of his expensive suits. and cnn is reporting this morning that u.s. investigators wiretapped manafort under secret court orders before and after the 2016 election. manafort was forced to resign as trump's campaign manager in august of 2016 amid scrutiny over his relationships with pro-russian figures. meantime, president trump's eldest son donald trump jr. has decided to give up his secret service protection. trump jr., who lives here in new york city, is said to be seeking more privacy. the agency stopped protecting him last week. it's not clear if his wife and five children will still be protected by agents. additionally, white house counsellor kellyanne conway has also decided to end her secret service protection. the moves will provide at least some relief to a secret service that is strained by the size of the president's family.
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>> other news now, including a protest at georgia tech that turned violent last night following a vigil for a student killed by campus police over the weekend. the university sent out an emergency alert and urged students to seek shelter in a secure location. a police vehicle was set on fire. two officers suffered minor injuries during the protests. three people were arrested. on saturday night, campus police shot and killed scout schultz who they say was armed with a knife at the time. police say schultz was walking towards them and ignoring their commands. several suicide notes were found in schultz' dorm room. breaking overnight, an earthquake shook part of southern california. the magnitude 3.6 quake was centered about four miles to the northwest of the ucla campus in westwood. it hit at 11:20 local time. there were no reports of injuries or any real damage but the quake rattled nerves across that region and quickly became the top trending item on social media. >> talk about rattled nerves. i mean, everybody in the
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caribbean right now, we just feel for them. this storm that is going over the same path irma did. >> absolutely is, and as we take a look at what's going on as far as our weather, at least in the 48 contiguous state and alaska and hawaii, showers in hawaii today. we're also looking at heavy rain in the pacific northwest. hot and humid from texas all the way up into the central plains. the coastal rain and wind developing off of jose, and we're looking at more sunshine through the southeast. we're going to get to your local ♪ hey grandpa. hey, kid. really good to see you. you too. you tell grandma you were going fishing again? maybe. (vo) the best things in life keep going. that's why i got a subaru, too. introducing the all-new crosstrek. love is out there. find it in a subaru crosstrek.
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good morning. i'm meteorologist bill henley. hurricane jose is hundreds of miles offshore but spreading clouds into our area. we see more and more wind with occasional showers. light showers in philadelphia this afternoon. 77 degrees. 78 degrees with a chance of some light showers for the suburbs. the lehigh valley actually gets sunshine and warming to 80 this afternoon. in new jersey, showers inland and some steadier showers with gusty winds at the shore. for delaware, too, we'll keep temperatures in the 70s. have a great day. >> a >> and that is the your latest weather. savannah. >> all right, al. thank you. coming up, breaking overnight. toys "r" us filing for bankruptcy. what it means for one of the country's most iconic brands, and what does it mean for holiday shopping? >> and we'll sit down with bill o'reilly live, his first television interview since being fired by fox news. we'll get to that in a
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7:26. a first alert remains in effect for the impact of jose along the judicia judiciary and delaware beaches. -- the jersey shore and delaware beaches. meteorologist bill henley has that and the most accurate weather forecast. >> cape may, clouds have been moving in. we've seen a few showers. right now, we're about half an hour away from high tide at the shore. then we could see minor flooding this morning. as far as the rain, it's scattered, light showers moving through. this is light rain. with the wind increasing, even light rain will feel like it's coming down heavy. that's expected this afternoon. mullica township, light rain there. hasn't reached too far inland yet. we will see scattered showers inland. this is all coming off of jose
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which will stay off shore. a minimal hurricane with 75 mile-per-hour winds. lasting long enough to cause problems at the coast. >> we'll check the roads with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. >> watching 95 right now, we had an earlier crash on the northbound side at gerard avenue. over here, it cleared in the last few minutes or so. let's take a look at drive times. in the red, southbound from the woodhaven to the vine, a 54-minute trip. now speeds are down into the teens. 32 minutes still for the northbound drive time from the vine to woodhaven road. speeds into the 20s. back to you. another update in 25 minutes. join us week day mornings from 4:00 to 7:00 a.m. i'm tracy davidson. the "today" show continues in minutes. stay updated with our free nbc10 app.
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we're back now. 7:30 on a tuesday morning. hurricane jose is stirring up some really dangerous surf, also creating rip currents along the east coast this morning. these are some live pictures, that from new jersey, the coastline there. >> and check out south hampton on long island. this storm is starting to move in. it's going to begin the check of today's headlines. >> duel threat. hurricane jose bearing down on the northeast, bringing rain, heavy winds and rough surf to millions along the east coast today as hurricane maria strengthens overnight, slamming into the caribbean island of dominica as a category 5 and
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heading straight towards puerto rico. >> we're still not precisely sure who is going to get hit the hardest, either eastern puerto rico or the virgin islands, but someone is going to be devastated. >> former trump campaign manager palm manafort reportedly wiretapped by the feds during and after the campaign. a new twist in the russia investigation as president trump prepares to greet world leaders in his first speech to the u.n. general assembly this morning. >> the main message is make the united nations great. new surveillance video shows the moment a private tour bus slams into a new york city transit bus killing at least three and injuring more than a dozen others. this morning, new questions being raised about whether that tour bus driver should have ever been behind the wheel. new day, new controversy. equifax under fire again this morning after it's revealed the credit reporting agency had been hacked at least once before months ahead of the massive data breech that exposed is 43 million social security numbers. and pizza hut delivery.
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the entire restaurant, that is. the original building is picked up and put on a truck in kansas moving to a new home to become a museum, today, tuesday, september 19th, 2017. move that thing right to my backyard and we'll be all right. >> just tip the delivery guy for that one. >> exhackettly. let talk about some news overnight impacting wall street and main street. toys "r" us, the nation's largest toy store chain, filing for bankruptcy protection. with the busy holiday season just around the corner. nbc business correspondent jolene kent has the lateest. >> reporter: good morning, toys r u.s. are the latest in the changing toy industry r.ite conintoy store has declared prints, and it's hurting top toy-makers in the process. it's a rite of pass and, the sheer unbridled joy of going to the toy store. >> the holy grail of christmas gifts, the red the rider air rifle. >> reporter: but as this holiday season approaches, that experience is changing.
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overnight toys "r" us announcing that it's filed for bankruptcy, the biggest toy store chain in the world known for its iconic ad ♪ i don't want to grow up ♪ i'm a toys "r" us kid >> crumb blipg under the pressure of $400 million of debt and slowing foot traffic in its nearly 900 u.s. stores. by declaring bankruptcy and reorganizing its finances, the toys "r" us brand hopes to survive. ceo dave brandon saying in a statement we are confident that these are the right steps to ensure that the iconic toys "r" us and babies r us brands live on for many generations. the news hitting toy manufacturers hard on monday. mattel and hasbro stocks sank. toys "r" us is up of their biggest customers. other favorites in toyland are in trouble, too. lego announced 1,400 layoffs last week after sales fell in the first half of the year. toys "r" us' bankruptcy comes as amazon continues to gain steam, becoming the top toy seller in the u.s. amazon and walmart release their
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holiday toy list this summer, putting even more pressure on the big box store. >> millenial parents shop more online than generation "x" and baby boomers, and when they are going to shop online, they are actually going to amazon, even more than they are toys "r" us. >> reporter: toys are is makes to make sweeping changes soon as kids choose tech over traditional toys. the ceo saying the company plans to improve the customer experience in our physical stores and online and strengthen our competitive position. and more than 100,000 jobs are expected to be expected in the come year over all and in the broader retail industry. however, toys "r" us is emphasizing that it will be operating this holiday season. the ceo says their physical and web stores are open for business. guys. >> all right, jo, interesting story from the world of business. thank you. >> i hope they are not laying off givery. where is he going to get a gig? i mean, really, i stuck my neck
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out for these people. >> you waited for that one all morning. >> i really did. i really did. all righty. well, we've got midwest storms firing up. in fact, we are looking at a risk of severe weather today from the dakotas on into minnesota. damaging wind gusts the main threat, but we could see isolated tornadoes and some large hail as this front pushes from the dakotas on into the upper midwest, damaging winds, tornadoes possible, and then for tomorrow it moves not upper great lakes. downpours from michigan all the way to iowa. we're looking at coastal rains developing late today into tomorrow, and thanks to jose severe storms again in the plains. hot and humid down through texas. mountain snows in the western plai good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. hurricane maria is hundreds of miles -- hurricane jose is hundreds of miles offshore, but more and more wind and occasional showers in our area. light showers in philadelphia this afternoon. 77 degrees.
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78 with the chance of light showers for the suburbs. the lehigh valley actually gets sunshine and warming to 80 degrees this afternoon. in new jersey, showers inland, and some steadier showers with gusty winds at the shore. for delaware, too, we'll keep temperatures in the 70s. have a great day. >> get the weather any time. check out our friends on the weather channel on cable. >> thanks a lot. coming up next, bill o'reilly sets down for his first television interview since being television interview since being we all want restful sleep. that's why nature's bounty melatonin is made to help you fall asleep faster and stay asleep longer. so you'll be ready for whatever tomorrow brings. because mom's love is unconditional. even at 6am. nature's bounty melatonin. we're all better off healthy. nature's bounty knows healthy cholesterol starts in your gut. so we made cardio-health, an innovative way to support healthy cholesterol, containing lrc, a probiotic strain that helps you metabolize dietary cholesterol. because we all want to be healthy for whatever comes next. nature's bounty cardio-health.
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7:39 on a tuesday morning. it's been six months since our next guest, bill o'reilly, was forced out of his top-rated fox news show "the o'riley factor" over allegations of sexual harassment. today also marks the release of bill owes new book written about martin dugard, "killing england." bill, good morning. >> thanks for having me in. >> let me start with what's transpired over the last six months, the first time we're hearing from you. what was the exact reap you were given or your representatives were given by people at fox news for your firing? >> there was no reason. they had a contractual clause that they could pay me a certain amount of money and not put me on the air, and they exercised that. >> why did they exercise that? what was the reason? >> this was a sponsorship boycott engineered by media matters, the radical left group, and the sponsor boycott unsettled some people at fox news. >> you were accused of sexual
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harassment. >> mm-hmm. >> you said at the time you did absolutely nothing wrong. >> correct. >> do you stand by in a? >> i do. >> and so did you provide fox news any evidence, any information that you think could have changed their mind as to what you were guilty or not guilty of? >> my legal team was very aggressive in putting forth our point of view, and that's all i'm going to say about it. >> i want to put this in perspective timing-wise. were you fired about ten months after roger ailes was let go by the network over allegations of sexual harassment. so the network understood the subject matter. you were probably the last guy in the world that they wanted to fire because you were the guy that the ratings and the revenues were built on. you carried that network on your shoulders for a lot of years. so doesn't it seem safe to assume that the people at fox news were given a piece of information or given some evidence that simply made it impossible for you to stay on at fox news? >> that's a false assumption. there are a lot of other
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business things in play at that time and still today that 21st century was involved with, and it was a business decision that they made, but there isn't any smoking gun. >> but you don't let your number one guy. >> sure you do. >> unless you have information -- >> that's not true. billions of dollars at stake in business deals, and they made a business decision that they could, you know, possibly prosper more without me. it was as simple as that. it was a business decision. >> did you ever send a lewd text or e-mail to another employee at fox news? >> no. >> did you ever have any human resources cases brought against you? >> not in 42 years. wait, wait. in 42 years, all right, i've been in this bills. i've worked for 12 companies. not one time did i have any interaction with hr or any complaints filed against me. >> the "new york times" reported up to five women had come
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forward over the years and complained about sexual harassment at your hands and that fox news actually made deals with those women, financial settlements, amounting to about $13 million for their silence. is that accurate? >> i don't know, because i'm not privy to what knocks news did. after roger ailes went down, there was a flood of lawsuits, a flood, with dozens of people named, and the company did what the company did. >> but you've read the reports. >> wait, wait. every company in this country, including this one, comcast, has these lawsuits. every one. now some of them are valid and some of them are not. they settle them for a number of reasons. now, as an employee, i don't real very any say in that matter. >> but were you aware of those five women? >> i was aware, sure. >> so why didn't you sue those women? >> because you can't win those lawsuits. if you're a public figure, you cannot win them.
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sarah palin is the latest example, and -- and i could do that, but the collateral damage of these lawsuits, the press frenzy, every allegation is a conviction. every allegation in this area is a conviction. they don't look for the truth. >> but think about those five women and what they did. they came forward and filed complaints against the biggest star at the network they worked at. think of how intimidating that must have been, how nerve-racking that must have been. doesn't that tell you how strongly they felt about the way they were treated by you? >> well, it's not just me. those lawsuits involved many other people, not just me. so i don't know -- i'm not going to speculate about intent or why people did what they did, but you don't have the story, lauer, correct. the lawsuits involved many people, many people. >> but you were also named. >> i was named in a few of them. a few of them. >> let me put a period on it
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this way, bill, by asking you this over the last six months since your firing, have you done some soul searching? have you done some self-reflection and have you looked at the way you treated women that you think now or think about differently now than you did at the time? >> my conscience is clear. what i have done is organized a legal team to get the truth to the american people so if you go to or billo' you'll see an article about one of the accusers of me, okay, who was arrested for filing a false police report. will you see that article. and i want people to read it and make up their own mind. >> and that happened back in 2015, and i just want to mention that two things can be mutually exclusive. she could have filed a false report -- >> but you don't know, lauer. you don't know. >> she could have filed a false report in 20 is a and still be telling the truth about you. >> look, anything is possible, all right, but it goes to
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credibility, doesn't it? all right. if you look at -- in totality, this was a hit job, a political and financial hit job. >> is this a vast left wing conspiracy? >> not vast and don't be sarcastic. >> i was the one that hillary clinton said that to 20 years ago. >> all right. we'll be able to prove what we say. there are more things to come, all right. this was media matters, the bonner group, color of change, organizing sponsor boycotts to bring down fox news and me. >> were there any self-inflicted wounds here, bill? >> you know, nobody is a perfect person, but i can go to sleep at night very well knowing that i never mistreated anyone on my watch in 42 years. >> we spoke earlier and i said i would ask you these questions and i would also ask you about your book and i'm going to uphold my end of the barringan. "killing england".
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>> yes. >> about the american revolution and the heros and villains on that fight for freedom, you think it's particularly relevant now. why? >> you have in dallas the public school system now debating whether to change the names of schools of washington, jefferson, madison and benjamin franklin. this is madness, and folks need to know about these icons, who they were in order to stop this craziness. "killing england" is seep through the eyes of george washington, thomas jefferson and benjamin franklin, all right. what they went through. who they, and it's unvarnish the. it's slaves, it's everything. people need to know who they were to stop this crazy stuff! >> when you talk about this crazy stuff, do you think we're living through under a re-examination of history now, or is history under assault in your opinion? >> it's under assault. it's absolutely the far left and pc forces want to wipe out our
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legacy. you know why? do you know? >> no. >> because they believe it's based on white supremacy. it's no accident we're hearing that word -- those words, white supremacy. they want to redo everything, the constitution, how we make laws, everything, because they believe they, the far left and pc forces, we are a bad country, the usa. i want people to read "killing england" so they know and can make up their own mind, make up your own mind but know the facts about these people and most don't. they don't know who george washington was or what he did. you think you do, but you don't, and that's why we wrote "killing england." >> and i want to tell people the book is out now in book stores and online. bill o'reilly. >> thanks for having me in. >> g tech: when you schedule with safelite autoglass, you get time for more life. this family wanted to keep the game going. son: hey mom, one more game? tech: with safelite, you get a text when we're on our way. you can see exactly when we'll arrive.
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sky force 10 is over breaking news that we're following for you. philadelphia police are searching for a 4-year-old girl who is missing from her home in southwest philadelphia. here's what we know -- the search is focused in the area near 57th street and bartrom avenue. a crew is on the scene trying to gather information. we're trying to get a picture of the little girlment we'll keep you update -- girl. we'll keep you update on social media and the nbc10 app and post updates as soon as we get them. we also remain in a first alert for weather from hurricane jose, affecting the jersey shore and the delaware beaches. meteorologist bill henley has the most accurate weather forecast. >> we've got rain moving into cape may at the delaware beaches. atlantic city seeing steady, light rain. it feels like it's coming down heavier thanks to the winds gusting to 25 miles per hour now in atlantic city. the showers will reach inland. and there are more showers on the way as hurricane jose spins
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off shore. >> getting ready to head out the door, we'll check in with first alert traffic reporter jessica boyington. watching the schuylkill expressway and on the westbound side, barely moving at all trying to get by city line avenue. again, this is westbound. it starts to jam up from montgomery drive past the boulevard and up to this point. if you're moving toward conshohocken, you'll be stuck in that for a minute. heavy delays, too, on 95. 45 minutes southbound from woodhaven to the vine street expressway. speeds still down into the teens. back to you. to reiterate our top story, the breaking news we're following. we continue to get new information about this little 4-year-old girl who is reportedly missing from her home in southwest philadelphia. we're on the scene and will bring new information as soon as we get it. thanks for watching. fran grenier.
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it's 8:00 on "today." coming up, category 5. the caribbean island of dominica feeling the full force of hurricane maria. the storm now heading for puerto rico. as hurricane jose impacts the eastern seaboard, threatening severe flooding. >> if we haven't learned anything else i would hope from this this year, this season, is that you need to be prepared. >> we're tracking the double threat. plus, snooze you can use. it's really rare that i fall asleep and stay asleep until my alarm goes off. i take part in a little experiment to so how nighttime interruptions are affecting overall sleep from crying babies to phone alerts. i'm put to the test all in the name of science. >> i did not have a very good
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night's sleep at all. and apple envy. with millions of people pre-ordering the new iphone, we have your first look ahead of friday's big launch, today, tuesday, september 19th, 2017. >> i love these four women. they are sisters in spirit. >> rise and shine, mississippi. >> what are you crazy kids celebrating? >> our 39th anniversary on "today." >> ladies, if i could give you one thing, what would it be? >> a selfie with al roker. ♪ >> you two are just not on any ordinary trip. what are you on? >> an epic father-daughter trip. >> that's so cute. >> epic, i love it. >> good morning, everybody. welcome back to "today." nice to have you on, a good crowd. we're waving right back at you
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right outside that window. >> by the way, i'm hoping you had a better night's sleep last night. >> yes, i did. i was a little cranky. >> brave to let cameras in a room when you're sleeping. >> not sure i should have done it. >> cameras were on all night, mom's sleep, dad's sleept and interrupted sleep but first right to your news at 8:00. hurricane maria regaining strength overnight thrashing the caribbean island of dominica, and in the meantime hurricane jose is starting to menace the east coast of the united states, and al is on it, keeping track of all of it. hi, al. >> these two storms, one in the caribbean and the other just off the coast of the united states. let's start with hurricane jose. right now we've got coastal flood watches and tropical storm warnings and tropical storm watches, tides two feet above norm a.g. minor beach erosion is possible. we're going to watch this thing start to push its way to the north. can you see it stretches all the way up into new england and then does a little loop deloop.
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sunday it's out into the atlantic. here's what we're expecting for it along the eastern seaboard. first of all, the wind, stretching from ocean city all the way up to boston, anywhere from 30 to 40-mile-per-hour winds. the surf is going to be a big problem as well. we'll be looking at a lot of heavy seas, anywhere from 10 to is a feet and rainfall amounts will generally be about 3 to 6 inches along the coast. now, to maria. this one a dangerous storm, a category 5. 85 west of guadalupe and 160-mile-per-hour winds. it's moving to the north at 9. here's what we're seeing as far as impacts as we go forward. a category 5 storm makes the virgin islands tonight up to 150-mile-per-hour winds, a 7 to 11-foot storm surge. puerto rico, you are -- it's going to get slammed. there's no question about it. up to 150-mile-per-hour winds, a 6 to 9-foot storm surge. upwards of 25 inches of rain, and then continues towards the turks and caicos on friday with, again, 125-mile-per-hour-plus
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wind and storm surges of 5 to 8 feet. the devastation from maria could be really unimaginable as we go forward because they have all -- all these islands have been so vulnerable and weakened because of irma. >> sure. >> so many people in those islands don't have power from the first time and now they are dealing with this. al, thank you very much. at the united nations today, president trump trying to ramp up global pressure on north korea with his first address to the general assembly. nbc's kristen welker is there for us. kristen, what are we expecting? >> reporter: matt, good morning to you. the stakes couldn't be higher as president trump prepares to address the united nations in just a few hours from now. leaders and dignitaries from 193 nations preparing to hear from a leader who has at times been unpredictable and who hasn't shied away from clashing with some of his foreign counterparts. a senior administration official says president trump will project his america first platform while calling on all nations to do their part in confronting rogue regimes around the world. the most urgent threat is north
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korea. the president expected to paint an increasingly dire picture of a, quote, menacing country, and with a crucial deadline approaching for the iran nuclear deal, the president will likely have harsh words for that country, too. on monday mr. trump said we'll see when asked about pulling out of the iran deal which was negotiated by the obama administration. the president was sharply critical of the u.n. as a candidate and is now calling for change, including less bureaucratic red tape. meanwhile, the president tweeting about his speech this morning saying big day at the united nations. many good things and some tricky ones happening. we have a great team. now, something to watch for inside the room. the north korean delegation will be front and center, but that's just a coincidence, the seating assignments are done by lottery. matt. >> a lot of people will be looking at the expression on their faces. kristen, you'll be there all day long and i want our viewers to know we'll have live coverage of the president's speech this morning on many of these
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stations. >> all right. a california woman used a pretty unusual trick to foil an attempted robbery. julie dragland was riding a commuter train outside san francisco when she says someone dropped a threatening note in her lap. the note said there were guns pointed at her and she should hand over her wallet and cell phone, so she decided to slump over and fake a seizure. she said this is something she saw on an episode of "law & order" so when other passengers rushed over to help the would-be thief then ran away so that was really smart. >> so smart. >> that can almost be morning boost material. >> it could be. >> apparently you found something else. >> i'm going to one up this one. this is a gorgeous story about the color -- the gift of color. william is is a body builder who lives in western new york and has been color-blind since birth so for his 66th birthday his family got him the special glasses. they are designed to restore some color vision, and he puts them on and suddenly this big bear of a man becomes overwhelmed with emotion.
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take a look. >> what do you see? who did this? >> all of us. the trees look so -- they don't even look real. >> his wife tells william you're not in kansas anymore, baby. >> i love that. >> sees color for the first time and such a big guy and all of it. >> can you imagine suddenly seeing the world in color. how incredible. thanks, hoda. >> a lot more to get to this morning, including, well, this is a little different. black and white cameras on me because they filmed me all night. we were doing an experiment to see what it's like and what happens when you get a night of interrupted sleep. >> that's not me snoring. >> i beg to differ. >> also ahead, we'll do trending including the emmy's most talked about kiss. >> and then beauty bargains on a
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"daily male" tv. >> welcome, jesse, good to have you. >> a look at what's trending this morning on twitter. tuesday thoughts. toys "r" us. talk like a pirate day. >> arg. >> i love when al does that. heroes a question for you guys. is it okay to kiss a friend on the lips? here's a moment that came from the emmys. it went viral. everybody is talking about this one. alexander skarsgard won best actor for "big little lies" and made his way to the stage, there's some people, high hi, hi and walks up to nicole kidman. whoa, right in front of her husband keith urban. >> more the hand on the waust that bothers me. >> so, kids, is it okay to kiss? do you ever kiss friends on the lips? >> no. >> never, savannah? >> i never do. >> you do. >> or co-workers. >> you do. >> because technically they work together. >> they probably had a nice experience on the set together making that and so they felt close to one another. >> it's a little intimate. >> we did that after the
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national park tour. >> there you go. >> you did that? did you? >> i do know people, and we all know up or two of those people. >> yes. >> who do tend to kiss on the lips. >> i think one of those people that used to work her. her name is meredith vieira. hi, mer. >> hi, hot lips. >> i don't know what your problem is. i think it's absolutely normal and natural, and in a sweet jess two, and if she didn't kiss the guy in front of her husband but behind her husband's back, then you'd be talking. >> yes, exactly. >> what about the hand on the waist? >> i missed that. >> but she puts her hands on his face. >> you know what, meredith. >> i'll tell you for all the years we've known each other, when we see each other, you do kiss me briefly, i will say, it's a brief kiss, on the lips. i've always thought it was incredibly -- >> if you would brush your teeth it would be a lingering thing. >> i always thought it's really endearing. >> oh, matt.
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now you're getting sweet. >> yeah, because it's meant to be. it's not fake. >> but mer, does anyone ever give you the cheek? because you go for the lips. >> that's the worst when you -- when you go for their lips and they turn quickly because it's so -- why couldn't they just let you do it. >> or the hand. >> yeah. >> exactly. >> meredith, do you kiss women and men on the lips? >> no, she doesn't. >> yes. >> i don't think we've ever kissed. >> who? >> savannah. >> yes, we have, savannah. >> you don't remember. you were a little out of it, but we have. >> what do you think? >> so i have a place in montreal, and it's a little bit more european, french, where it's a kiss on each check. we do the like the double kiss. i don't -- in playing football, never did the lips kiss. teammates passed on that. these two we're talking about, they play a husband and wife on "big little lies." done it before and keith urban
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is totally cool. a lot of people's face went right to keith to see what he thought. >> and he was totally fine with it. >> those two are so in love. >> they are a great couple. >> that's a topic. >> good talking to you, meredith. >> meredith, we love you. >> bye, guys. >> miss you. >> go back to sleep. >> okay. let get start with "pop start" starting with lady gaga who postponed the third leg of her world tour and opened up to fans in an emotional instagram post saying trauma and chronic pain are keeping her from doing what she loves move and she talked about her struggles in an upcoming netflix documentary, and we have your very first look at the trailer. >> i have chased this pain for five years, but when i feel the adrenaline in my music and my fans i can [ bleep ] go. >> we really hope show feels better soon, and gaga, 5'2", hits netflix on september 22nd, now to paris jackson. the 19-year-old daughter of
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michael jackson has been named an ambassador for the elizabeth taylor aids foundation. the late actress is, of course, paris' godmother. nbc's savannah sellers caught up with paris at the global citizen live gala. take a look. >> well, i'm just going to be much more involved in the things that they do, whether it's hosting events or, you know, actually getting my hand dirty flying out to the melangie district and really doing moy part. >> elizabeth taylor is your godmother. >> catch the star-studded global citizens festival saturday on nbc. finally, sarah paulson, the master of horror an reigning queen of screams and when she stopped by the ellen show she got a real scare when ellen prankd her in the dressing room but the fright fest didn't end there. >> at first, i was in there thinking of like going agh which is the obvious thing and then i thought what if it just slowly opens and out of the corner of your eye you just hear -- >> it was really --
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>> agh! >> what are you going to do now? >> nothing. >> but he was behind you, but what he should have done, because you want -- >> is he going -- is somebody coming out of there, that has happens. >> and then a clown on top of it. >> oh, my god. >> four screams. >> something terribly not right about that. >> but the clown. >> something about it. >> stephen king. that's one step too far. >> oh, man. that's your "pop start." >> the "daly click" here. this is the boy who tried to catch a rat. it was running loose in his family's bathroom and he went in with a broom and his cat, but it turns out he wasn't as brave as he thought. >> agh.
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agh! >> the cats trying to get out, too. agh. let the cat out. >> oh. . oh, look. catastrophe. >> things didn't go so smoothly for the boy, cat scaling the walls, the boy tries to escape. they had no luck catching the rat. >> but he thought enough to set up the camera. >> like a terminator rat. >> speaking of cameras, you're bringing "the daly male" to tv. >> i'm a huge, huge fan of "daily mail," on line. it's the scoop where i go to get all my news and i love the broad peck sprum stories, whether it's exclusives, breaking news, politics, true crimes, science and technology and bring it all to our fans. >> you seem to be having fun. >> your job is real re, really hard. hosting your own show. you make it look so easy.
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>> hosting tv, playing professional football. >> it's definitely better on my body, no doubt about that. >> catch jesse on daily mail tv and to find that just go to your local listings. >> no kissing on the lips. >> too bad. >> all right. >> al, how about you? >> we get to see you on a bus card, that's pretty cool. >> i take the subway a lot. i miss in a. >> let's show you what we've got going on for today. we are looking at hot, humid weather in the mid-section of the country and wet weather in the mass figure northwest where we're keeping an eye on jose. sunny in the southwest. for tomorrow, you can expect to see more wet weather making its way across the pacific northwest and plenty of sunshine in the uth. meteorologist bill henley. hurricane jose is miles offshore but spreading clouds in our area. we'll see more and more wayne with occasional showers.
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78 degrees with chance of light showers for suburbs. lehigh valley actually gets sunshine and warms up to 80 degrees this afternoon. new jersey showers inland and some steadier showers with gusty winds at the shore. for delaware, keep temperatures in the 70s. have a great day. >> that's your latest weather. matt? >> thank you. now to our special series "snooze you can use." the statistics are alarming. 68% of americans experience problems sleeping every single week. >> i am definitely in that category, and like many of you, my biggest issue is interrupted sleep. i call it mom sleep, so in the name of science, i agreed to let them film me all night, taking part in an experiment spending a night at a hotel to learn more about the consequences that come with a host of disruptions. to work in a job like this is to be obsessed with sleep. >> good morning to you. >> i wake up and i don't feel refreshed, but i'm motivated because i know the clock is ticking towards 7:00 a.m.
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>> most of the time when we talk about sleep it's all about the quantity, but what about the quality? it's really rare that i fall asleep and stay asleep until my alarm goes off. >> and apparently i'm not alone. a new report reveals more than a quarter of middle-aged women in the u.s. experience difficulty falling and staying asleep four or more times a week. and it may come as no surprise. sleep deprivation is more common for moms so to find out how interrupted sleep might be affecting me, dr. carol ashe, a speech expert, designed an overnight experiment. >> there's some simple screens that we'll go through that will give us essentially your sleep iq. >> so, let's see. problems waking up too early. >> yeah, that does happen sometimes. >> dr. ashe outfitted me with a sleep tracker with a warning that the night ahead would not be restful. >> so with cameras rolling, i got into bed at my normal bed time, 4:30 p.m. >> i have a few tricks. i have been known to count
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sheep, read something kind of boring, but not too boring. first, i had to fall asleep, but could i stay asleep? apparently not. i kept hearing the buzzing of a phone. that really threw me so i really had to try to reset and fall asleep again. it isn't always easy to reset after the all too familiar sound of a crying baby. i checked my phone once, and i saw a message but i tried not to think about it. it took a while but finally i fall back asleep. but then i'm interrupted once again. i just tried to ignore it, put the pillow over my head and roll
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over. i did not have a very good night sleep at all. i heard little noises and then as often happens i woke up before my alarm. >> hi. >> hi, savannah. so how did it go? >> i guess you're a morning person. >> we tried to reduplicate a typical night for people that wake up with this type of a problem. >> i feel tired, but it's no worse than usual. >> you poor thing. >> never felt more sexy than in that moment. dr. carol ashe is here, and she's got the results. she's an experts at rutgers rjw barnabus health. good morning. what had a lovely night we had together. >> that was in a hotel. not my baby we were ignoring in the experiment. what were the results? you have the fitbit, the vitals. tell me. we did four simple questionnaires. the most telltale was the one called the insomnia severity index, 14 out of 28, right in
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the middle so you're doing some things okay. you could be doing some things better. well checked your vitals, your pulse and your blood pressure. they were okay, and we did, we used the fitbit. that tracks average sleep-wake patterns and you had 20 episodes of restlessness. is that a lot in. >> average fitbit useers is 1 to 30 but the episodes of restlessness, the interruptions can be a problem. if you get eight hours of sleep which is what we gave you as the opportunity, that's the same if you have interruptions as if you only had four hours of sleep. >> oh, my word. >> that's why i feel terrible. >> so short-term ramifications of interrupted sleep versus long term. >> well, there are definitely, matt. short-term implications this. your focus will be off so short-term focus, your attention span is bad of the you'll have difficulty with critical thinking. >> check. >> moodiness. don't say anything, and mood problems, yes, and there's long-term consequences, too.
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you can have problems, cardiac problems, problems with your heart and weight gain, and there's new research that shows cognitive difficulties put you at risk for alzheimer's and dementia. >> savannah slept with a pillow on her head. one thing to do to try to block things out. anything you can do to try to minimize the interrupted sleep? >> one of the things she did go. has has go-to sleep routine, that's really good and when we had the baby crying. she didn't get out of bed. she let the baby self-soothe. >> that was a fake baby. real baby might be different. >> you couldn't fix the temperature of the room. you were hot, you told us. >> yeah. >> and those are all things we can deal with. >> the go-to sleep important and hers, ernest and julio gallo, want to thank them for helping her with that. >> that's on the don't do list. >> all right. let's head over to dylan with some gadgets a lot of people are itching for. dylan? >> hey, guys. we've got our text expert here,
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always a good thing, and show's here to show us the new lock at the iphone 8 and 8 plus. >> yes. >> love this phone. >> exciting morning in the world of technology and lots to be excited for. if you're looking for that upgrade, you indeed will get it with the 8 and 8 plus. >> awesome. x, the anniversary phone for the iphone is coming up in another week or two that we can at least get a sneak peek but this is all about the 8. what are some of the differences? >> let's look at the design, something that will pop out. the all back and front allows for all wireless charging and if i had to pick a second favorite feature, in between the 8 or 8 plus, the camera is unparallel the, makes everybody a photographer. if you love to take pictures, have grandkids, just into art and stuff, check it out. it's an amazing built-in cameras, dual cameras on 8 plus and absolutely fantastic and want to show you some of the features. allow you to take a picture and also to quickly change the lighting features which are pretty phenomenal technology. >> right away. >> obvious. >> when can people get their hands on this in.
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>> actually pre-order now and they will be available friday so kind of right now. >> there's also the update coming out for the it is just about 8:30 on tuesday morning. we continue to follow breaking news in southwest philadelphia. a 3-year-old girl disappeared from this home this morning. her name is isabella riley. the search is focused near an apartment complex. she was last seen around 4:00 this morning. the mother said she left to go to the store. when she returned, the toddler was gone. we're told the girl is wearing a pink shirt with white underwear, gold barrettes in her hair. nbc 10 will stay on top of this and continue to update this on nbc 10 app and on our website, we've i should first alert for wind, rain and possible flooding of jersey shore, beaches and
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hurricane jose. let's get to bill henley, most accurate forecast. >> moderate flooding this evening. right now cape may is getting rain. this is coming from jose. on and off rainfall, increasing wind. inland showers, too. new jersey, delaware up to 70 degrees this afternoon, warming into the upper 70s for philadelphia. the best chance of seeing that wet weather would be right along the coast today. >> thank you, bill. looks like a problem on 202, let's check in with jessica boyington. >> a crash, two vehicles, one lane on the shoulder crawling by on southbound side causing pretty big delays. back to you. >> jessica, thank you. we'll have another update on missing 4-year-old girl in southwest philadelphia on air and online and nbc 10 app and i'm vai sikahema. "today" show continues and we'll see you at the top of the hour. ♪
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new "tonight" show and "late tonight" nbc tonight. >> hey, how are you? >> thank you. >> we're back now. 8:30 on a tuesday morning. it's the 19th day of september, 2017. a little windy here. >> it is a little windy. >> out on the plaza. dylan tells us it's going to get a little windier through the day as jose brushes past us. >> oh, we feel it. >> here on the east coast. >> al said that, too. >> exactly. >> i was just looking at you. >> al was over talking to his peeps. >> all right. kids, would you like your crowd moment for the day.
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>> yes. >> people drive a long way to come to see us, but i found a couple, mark and danielle, you guys, these two left last night at what time? >> 8 sack. >> 8 sack from where. >> north carolina. >> drove all this way, all night, so they could be here with us this morning on "today." do y'all want to say hi to somebody back home? >> hello, luke and little, and grandma and grandpa steve. >> can we give you a big hug. >> yes, she needs hugs. >> come on. >> come on in. >> y'all are sweet. >> that is so nice of you to come. >> come on, get in there. >> bring it in. >> come on, everybody gets a little love. >> that's awesome. >> we have a hugger. got another one. >> more hugs. y'all are awesome. can you believe they did that. >> so awesome. dedication. >> coming up jill martin is here "steals and deals." >> where are you? >> i'm over here. >> her great price. this is a beauty edition. up to 80% off on all these goodies.
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>> and then the male star of "battle of the sexes." what's the toughest part of playing a tennis champ? could we ever see a reunion of "the office?" what steve carell had to say to natalie about all of it. >> and is humor the key to getting young people more involved in politic. the surprising place that a former speech writer for president obama has landed. >> but, first, we're counting down to the start of the "megyn kelly today" show. mark your calendar. six days to go this morning. megyn opens up about the six people she would invite to her ideal dinner -- two, three, four, five. >> we're ready. >> and charlie. >> six people who i would have at my dream dinner party would be judge judy, obviously, oprah when i love, amy poler, hysterical. katharine hepburn, bad ass. can i say bad ass?
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winston churchill, same, and mohamed ali, wisdom. >> that's a nice dinner, right? >> yes. >> what is she making? >> i'll bring the ernest & julio galo. i wasn't invited. >> watch at 9:00 a.m. eastern for the premiere of "megyn kelly today" and get tickets at to be part of her life studio audience. al, a check of the weather. >> in the morning, madam, i'll be sober. the. >> joke jeopardy. >> i want to show you these young ladies. are these young ladies over here, just so beautiful. what's your names? >> i'm joy. >> and i'm grace. >> and i'm guessing you are twins maybe. >> yes. >> where are you from? >> nashville. >> i was just in nashville over the weekend. well, happy birthday to you guys. beautiful, very nice. all right. that's what's going on around -- oh, we get to do that. we get to do the map. they are giving me a little time
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because you guys are so nice. coastal wind and rain from jose. hot and humid mid-section and wet weather in the pacific northwest. let's look at tomorrow since we've got a little time. we'll see more wet weather down through the gulf. jose moves off the new england khost and some mountain snows out west. good morning, i'm meteorologist bill henley. hurricane jose is hundreds of miles offshore but spreading clouds in our area. and we'll see more an more wind. 78 with chances of light showers for the suburbs. lehigh valley gets sunshine, warm up to 80 degrees this afternoon. in new jersey, showers inland and steadier showers with gusty winds at the shore. for delaware, too, temperatures in the 70s. have a great day. get that weather any time you need it and check out our friends at the weather channel. oh, savannah. >> oh, al. it's our favorite segment,
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"steals & deals." today's style is celebrating wear what you want week and this week it's all about beauty. "today" contributor jill martin is here with the essentials. >> hi. >> what would you want, duke beauty, makeup and stine today. >> every season you should go through your bite back and go -- you're like uh-oh. >> go into your cabinet. >> this mascara is from the '80s. >> time to get anything with a wand, anything you use a lot, three to six month, spruce it it up. i have everything for you. >> the first, this product line, juice bite, tell me about it. >> the retail is 109 and gwyneth paltrow is the creator. includes cleansing milk, anti-oxidant serum and moisturizer so everything you need to get your skin ready and the retail 109, the deal 48, 56% off. >> put the anti-aging serum on. what do we have here? >> always need the anti-aging, no matter the hage. the dp hugh hair care, retails 88. apple cider air care treatment.
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the balance, the leave-in therapy and dry shampoo and if you get blowouts dry shampoo is your savior. gives you a couple extra days. retail 88 and. retail 35.20, a saving of 60%. >> speaking of blowouts. >> this is hot. >> can i try it. >> it's a straightener brush and it's hot already. >> do you feel it. >> i do. it's hot. >> i don't know if i'm doing it right. the neo professional hair tool, $200. you get the blow dryer and the brush or get the heated styling brush so you have to look online on to see exactly what's there. this comes in that. it's good, right. sort of like a flat iron and brush in one. >> i like that. >> five fall colors and a great gift if you're starting -- can't believe we're talking holiday gifts. stocking up, retail 200 and the deal 59, 71% off. i'm actually the only one talking. >> that blow dryer matches your dress. >> oh, yeah. good to stock up early on for a
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great deal. the pure cosmetics makeup, retail 154.50. a day-to-night set. so this really has everything. out got the four-in-one pressed mineral foundation. you can choose your shade on the epic illusion contour palette, the eye shadow trios, two of these, the broweder, for brow powder, and the chisel brush. christina aguilera and reese witherspoon are fans. the deal 39.95, 74% off for the six pieces. >> kind of get everything you need with this set. okay, great. lipstick. >> so this is really anything with a wand, you really want to replenish every three months because you use it all the time so the lip kits, retail 148, the best-seller lip kit so you get two lip glosses, two lipsticks, a lip liner. it comes in four color ways, celebrity nance include mayor yae and kate beckinsale. $30, 80% off and shipping included in all of the products.
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>> shipping included. >> that's a good color for you. >> i took the brightest one. the products are skin care sets from juice beauty, hair care, neo professional hair tools, makeups and the lip kits. if you have questions call jill or go to she will be back tomorrow with the rest of our style spot with the fall fashion favorites. and coming up next, natalie has a good one going one-on-one with "battle of the sexes star" steve carell. but, first, this is "today" on nbc. >> i love him. we all love him.
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8:40 on a to us morning. we welcome you back in. steve carell is getting oscar buzz for his new role in a movie called "the battle of the sexes." >> the true story of the tennis match between bobby riggs and billie jean king and natalie morales is here with more on that. >> i got to catch up with steve
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carell who got to play bobby rigds. it sparked a national debate about gender equality, one that's still going on today. >> man versus woman. male chauvenist pig versus harry-legged feminist. >> it's stove carell at the game. >> what would i lose? >> dinosaurs can't play tennis. >> in the new bio pick "battle of the sexes" carell plays tennis great and chauvenist bobby riggs. >> i'm not saying women don't belong on the court. who would pick up the balls, otherwise. >> oh, my gosh. much more than tennis match of the ages type movie. this is a movie about the issues that were going on in that time. >> yeah. >> gender equality. >> yeah. >> still a issue. >> leveling the playing field, equal pay. >> still a topic. >> i'll put the show back in chauvenism. >> in 1973 riggs cautioned a media storm by taking on women's tennis champ billie jean king played by oscar winner emma
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stop. the grum match watched by $90 million peoplewide. >> you were 11 years old when the battle of the sexes took place. what do you remember about it? >> i remember it was a spectacle, a circumstance cuss and specifically remember bobby riggs which attracted me. even at 11 i now it was a put-often knew he was joking and playing a character. >> i love women, in the bedroom and in the kitchen. >> carell deep dives into the role nailing riggs' every move on and off the court. how much fun was that? prosthetic teeth and the -- >> well, it was fun for me. not so much for my wife and kids because i actually read one review that said my wig was terrible in this movie, but, unfortunately, it was -- it was my real hair. that's the problem. >> off screen carell's new silver fox look has become big news. >> what do you think about all these tweets out there, whoa, when can steve carell turn into george clooney's brother? >> whenever i hear comment like that, i know people are being sarcastic, but -- but, yeah, i
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dyed it for another movie. >> have you and clooney talked? have you exchanged notes on -- >> he's so mad at me right now. >> for stealing his thunder. >> i -- i don't think he has much to worry about. >> the battle you've all been waiting to see. >> what's the hardest part of becoming bobby riggs. >> double knit short shorts that tend to seal in the natural juices. >> oh, geez. >> do we need to say more. >> i'll leave you with that. >> carell's chops extend well beyond acting. his hidden talents including playing the fife as seen here on letterman. ♪ >> how did you learn how to play the fife, is that like a lute? >> oh, i was in a -- a like recreated british regiment, you know, the british history stuff an re-enactors and i became a history major and i was
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fascinated by the history. you're staring at me like that's cool. >> wow. a history marriage, too. >> i wouldn't have date you. >> i would have dated you. i'm into like history majors. >> and battle re-enactors. >> and nerdy types. >> let hope his tennis skills are better than his tennis lobs. >> sorry. >> just in the church parking lot. >> was that all right. >> sorry. it is a sunday. >> sorry, father. >> oh, we did find that ball, by the way, and a dog within second picked it up and walked away with it. we ask carell if there's any chance of reuniting with the "office" cast for a revival. he said while he loved doing the show that time has passed. we still love him as michael scott. >> natalie, i love history majors. >> i'd date you. >> i love history.
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and he plays the fife. >> we should mention "the battle of the sexes" opens up on friday. >> what it goes from writing speeches to the president to writing jokes for "funny or die," but first, this is "today" on nbc. gps: faster route detected. let me finish downloading this from the cloud.
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all right. we're back. 8:47, "funny or die," a little website founded by will farrell and friend launched ten years ago. >> a deck ailed later you may be surprised who is working this. nbc's cynthia mcfadden is here with the people behind the laughs. good morning. >> good morning, everybody. >> well, the writers at "funny or die" readily admit to leaning left, but they say their goal is to write comedy that transsends party lines. the highest compliment they say is when people from all political points of view laugh. funny is funny it their mantra. take a look. >> so, i called this news conference, and you're going -- i mean, you're going to flip
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over this. you're going to love this. >> some of the hottest political jokesters around. the folks at "funny or die" with 50 million online followers. >> i have to know. what is it like to be the last black president? >> seriously? what's it like for this to be the last time you ever talk to a president? >> humor with a purpose is what they call it. >> i'm going to press this. >> don't touch that, please. >> that "between two ferns" video led a million people to sign up for obamacare. >> it's also a bill that won't go anywhere. >> had a rare glimpse inside their new comedy war room in los angeles. >> just make a health care song. >> a rapid response team to try and keep up with politics these days. the day we visited -- >> the biggest story politically right now is bernie introducing medicare for all bill. >> what's the funny in it? they say watch sanders' finger. he makes a lot of good points. >> it's clear as day he's typing out socialism, communism. >> he's doing morse code for
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socialism. look at the finger. >> they take their political funny very seriously around here. >> because politically it's still difficult. >> and one of their secret weapons is this guy. >> it's such an amazing resource to be able to go to david and say i don't get why these things -- how these things came together, why they happened. >> david is david litt, a former speech writer for president obama who never intended to end up in politics but as a senior at yale, a plane trip changed his life. >> it was that little airplane television in the seat in front of me and i saw barack obama give a speech. i remember the exact moment. >> people who love this country can change interest. >> by the time that plane landed, i was ready to do whatever it took to help be part that have campaign. >> you were 24 years old when you went to work at the white house. >> yeah. which at the time i thought was very old. i was like i've been out of college for two full years. >> you're a bit of a child prodigy if i may say so. >> you may say so. >> could have gone to college at
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12, 13. >> i'm glad i didn't, but, yeah. >> now 31, he's written a candid and self-deprecating book about his white house years. >> you say the president didn't know your name until the second term. >> he thought my name was lips rather than litt. i think he thought it was a nickname, not really sure, but the thing is when the president. united states gets your name wrong, you can't correct him. he's got more important things to do, all right, lips it is. >> for four years litt was in charge of one of the president's most high profile annual speeches, the white house correspondents dinner. >> i want toes especially thank all the members who took a break from their exhausting schedule of not passing any laws to be here tonight. >> the process involved some dozen writers and 600 jokes. 600 jokes from one speech. >> 600 jokes for one speech and maybe that speech would end up with 30 jokes in it, so it was a very selective process. >> according to litt, presidential humor can play an
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important role. >> there's two things to me that jokes can do for a president. one is it's just a reminder that this person is human. i'm just a person. i make mistakes, and so self-deprecating humor can do that, and the other thing that comedy can do is tell the truth in a way that you're not always allowed to in politics. >> and these days he says nothing could be more important than that. >> i think young people recognize that our politics right now is not working the way it's supposed to, and comedy is a way of acknowledging that without totally giving up on system so having the sense of the absurd but also a sense of possibility and a sense of hope at the end. >> well, full disclosure. i've known david li tt all of his life. his mother is my best friend in law school and when david was 2 years old he and i were left alone in a room together with a fish tank, and i'm going oh, look at the pretty fishy, red and blue and david proceeded to list the latin names for all the fish. i said to him mom have you talked to him lately?
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>> yeah. >> smart guy, very funny, too. so who knows. >> great story. cynthia, thank you. >> all right. we're back in a moment on a tuesday morning. this is "today" on nbc. our veterans have given us the rights
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and freedoms that we have and we enjoy today. ready. aim. fire. and it's important for us to let them know that we will never forget their service. fire. it was steve's idea to have this cemetery. this was supplied to the veterans, giving us a final resting place. we owe everything to steve for what he gave us here.
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i wanted to make sure that we just didn't say thank you to veterans, we had tangible things to show, and i think we've accomplished that. [ "taps" playing ] it's been a fun show. how about celebrating birthdays. >> great way to end it. first up on the smuckers jars, miss anne of brooklyn, new york, and still testing her look at the slot machines at is hundred years old. good look. frank mckina served in ward wore one. happy birthday. happy birthday to develop ma holt, is hundred years old. worked as a local chef at her parish for more than 40 years. miss irma barnett is 100 careers
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old, an artist from chesapeake, virginia. loves to celebrate every holiday and is all the life of the party. marion morris, 100 years old, an award-winning author and says the secret to longevity, a sense of humor and last but not least, happy is 00th birthday to bill cornell. a new york giant fan from fairfield, connecticut. he stays active by riding his bicycle, his exercise bike for 20 minutes every day. now if you know somebody celebrating a milestone birthday or anniversary, love to hear to you. head to and make sure to include a photo. >> always a nice way to end. >> what do you have coming up? >> mr. harry connick jr. going to be there. >> nice. >> and our pal -- >> making brisket. >> harry is making brisket. >> he's not but we are. >> great rosh hashana treats. >> hola. we've got mentalist otis sperlman coming up as well. >> sounds like a good show,
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>> announcer: nbc 10 breaking news. >> just about 9:00 a.m. we continue to follow breaking news in southwest philadelphia. that's where there was a frantic search for a 3-year-old little girl. we now know she's been found. matt delucia is on the scene right now. matt, you saw the reunion with her mother. >> reporter: right, vai. this has been quite a dramatic
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ten minutes we just experienced at the scene. for serial hours the family had been looking for this 4-year-old girl. i just talked with the grandfather who confirmed the girl is 4 years old. let me step out of the way. this i guess where it happened. this unit here on 2400 block of ba bartrum drive. the grandfather told me she wandered outside looking for her mother who had gone to the store. the neighbor next door saw the girl and took her inside. in the past 10 minutes the neighbor yelled outside, walked over to police and said, i have the girl right here. this was quite a scene. the girl was right next door the whole time. we talked with some family members. we'll have all those details and video of the reunion coming up when we see you at 11:00. i'm matt delucia, nbc 10 news. thank you very much. we've issued first alert because of hurricane jose. >> vai, it's offshore but look at the waves in cape may.
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rain is falling, too, as jose will continue to churn offshore, close enough to spread wind and rain and the potential for flooding for later today into the shore and delaware beaches. that's light rain falling in morris river. mostly light rain. with wind blowing it's going to feel like it's coming heavier. 60s and 70s, clouds and showers and cool today. >> all right, bill, thank you. i'm vai sikahema. we'll have a full hour of news at 11:00. now back to the "today show." have a great day.
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this morning on "today's take," hello, harry. grammy and emmy winner harry connick jr. is here, and then if you don't see it, you won't believe it. mind-blowing magic of otis perlman. and our giveaway every day that you've got to watch to win. you'll see what i mean. ♪ >> announcer: frombc news, this the requests today's take" live from studio 1a in rockefeller plaza. welcome to "today" on tuesday morning, september 19th, 2017. listening to "lips are moving" by our pal megan trainor. >> good morning. >> good morning. >> what's today? happy tuesday. >> that's right, yeah. so i walk in for our morning
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meeting and dillian says i got your letter. >> yes. >> and i -- and i had written a note to her. >> in the mail. >> when i was -- >> stamped. >> and i was doing a little -- >> don't want to show my address. >> yes. >> but what's the post mark on it? >> the post mark is from france. >> what's the date? >> august 17th. >> no, no, oh, wait. >> august 30th. >> august 30th. >> you can see my confusion. >> it's not 2030. august 30th, 2017. >> what is today? >> today is the 17th. >> the 19th of september. >> but i got it yesterday. >> mail travels slowly from france. >> no, no. you don't check your mail, and that's why you check your mail. i purposefully wrote that letter to see how long it would take for you to get the letter. >> but it's so outdated now that i read it. >> well, guess why. >> it was a very nice letter thanking me for the work i did with harvey because al was
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taking leila to school. >> i was taking her to college and sheep's out there a long time, a nursing mom and all that stuff. >> and then he went on to say the way things are shaping up my turn in the barrel is coming. >> and sure enough. >> talking about the second storm since you wrote this letter. i do find it very interesting that you travel with your own stationary. >> that's a good point. didn't even think of that have. >> like al -- >> al roker stationary. >> wow. >> i do. >> why? >> because every now and then you're some place and you think of somebody you want to write a note to. >> actually not really. >> it's very nice. >> i travel with stamps and the whole nine yards. >> you have a nice little folder and little -- >> little portfolio. >> i think we can all learn from that. >> trapper keep remember? it's got a little fountain thing in it. i only write with fountain pans. >> the fountain pen is running as i put it on the counter. >> because of the ink. >> i'm fascinated by it. thank you so much for thinking of me. >> do you remember when you were
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teasing us for not checking our mail that often because on twitter and facebook and everything else we read when you talk a lot of people don't check their mail every day so we're not the oddballs than we thought we were. >> i'm older than you. that was one. things. you check the mail every day. and i still see the postman coming down the block and it's like -- goes in the slot. >> sometimes he'll see me and he'll say can you please just take this and -- >> and i'm like i'm sorry. >> helped mean because it was so full and holding the dog and trying to get everything out of the little box and -- and the mailbox. >> they can't fit anymore in there. >> let me help you. >> you have po pass the mailbox. >> for us we've got to get a key so it's inconvenient. >> you've got a key. we've been through this. >> we have. anyway, what else? >> so -- so your daughter doesn't want her brothers -- >> i forgot. so yesterday i tweeted it was bath time in my house. hurry up time to get to bed. my daughter likes the bubbles and toys and her brother kept
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se it was his turn out trying to and she's like i don't want brothers anymore. i don't want brothers anymore. >> i've been there. >> and twin was brushing his teeth and he goes you'd be bored without us and he said it so quickly and in that moment i was trying not to giggle because she was so upset and my only outlet was to tweet it. that was a funny one. >> did she have a response to that? >> you know what, because she was so frustrated and later that evening, they all have twin beds. asked me if they could slip in the twin beds. >> twin beds, i didn't even think of that. three of them. >> problem is you don't have triplets. >> last night they were begging -- >> i don't know even know what you're talking about. >> never mind. >> no such thing. >> it was a joke. >> bad up, have you to explain it. they were all trying to fit into the twin is what i'm trying to say and i kept hearing giggling, go to bed, if i have to come in there one more time and they kept going -- >> how great is that? >> that's why i let them do it.
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>> those are the moments you sit there and it's like they are good and they are happy and they are together. >> exactly what i told my producer this morning. >> and you should see how they tried to fit in the twin. at first, you know, claire on one end and the boys had their eds on other and eventually she's like forget this and got out and went out. >> she liked them again. all sleeping in the twin, all ends well. >> you know, as folks know our show is coming to an end on friday. >> yes. >> and we decided we would share some of our favorite moments as we count down to this, and so i -- i wanted to share a couple. >> okay. >> first of all, we've had john cena on the program. >> oh, yes. >> this was awesome. >> that was good. he's been our co-host, and he -- he's used to working with dumbbells so it works out pretty well. >> that's funny. >> and you got to use that joke again. get to repurpose it. i believe in recycling. >> if you have to pick a favorite moment, that's definitely an awesome one. >> my other one was with you
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when we went to scotland and had such a great time, we just had a blast. >> felt like we were starting to get to know each other on that trip. >> like a bonding trip. >> sheinelle and i were together on our way to st. andrews to do a shoot, and we had a big storm coming, amend i literally -- i got to the front gate of st. andrews, had to get out. we could have gone all day without seeinging that. >> can we see that again. that was my favorite. there we go. back it up. >> i suddenly had -- had to get in another car. >> are you wearing underwear? >> no. >> yeah, let just keep that up while you talk. >> and i had to go back and catch a flight and make it back to cover the storm but -- and
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>> you warren watches that don't work. >> four watches that don't work. >> the whole battery thing. >> but they are pretty. >> oh, killian, i like that one. this one doesn't work either. >> they are all dead. where do you get a watch battery in. >> any number of places. i don't know. >> do i bring the watch. >> try cvs. >> you go to a watch shop. >> they do it. >> yeah. >> i've got one on the corner. >> if i gave you my watches, can you drop them off. >> i'll drop them off. >> that's so nice. >> can you have them back by friday. >> i'll try to do that. >> you'll have some time after friday. >> coming up, harry connick jr. on the new season of his talk show, the reboot of "will & grace." so much more. >> i had a point to that story. >> oh, it looks like those. >> that was the point. >> some guests of today stay at lotte new york palace hotel, just steps from rockefeller plaza. plaza. it offers l packed full of flavor, plaza. it offers l one pint-sized hero was on a mission.
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look who is here. our buddy a frequent cohost throughout the years here on "today's take," mr. harry connick jr. >> good to see you. >> good morning. >> we thought you would be perfect to join us on some of these chats. >> that you do so often anyway. >> that's right, that's right. >> okay. so when you go to a party or an event, does your spouse always go with you? >> i would say almost every time. >> really. >> now i have three doubters that can substitute out if she doesn't want to go so that's fun. >> nice. >> i take them on dates. it's great. really cool. >> does brian go? usually working because events are on 6:00 and 7:00. >> and he's on "nightly news." >> there's a lot of events where he has them, i have them. you don't have to go to one of them. if you want them to go hey, i kind of need you because otherwise he frankly doesn't
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want to go and i have more fun if he's not there and vice versa. >> does he play hard to get? does he make you work for it? >> there's ways to make him say yes. >> jill does that to me sometimes. >> what are the ways? >> i'll say will you go? i don't know, you know. and eventually i'll be able to convince her to go. >> exactly. >> i have to ask her a whole bunch of times. >> beg basically. >> one "washington post" reader says she wished her husband would attend social events, he's shy and introverted and doesn't push him to attend friend events but does want him to support her when family gatherings come up. the best thing to do, either gift or some sort of incentive. >> like? >> here's the thing, you are absolutely right, it works. >> okay. there you go. >> enough said. >> what's the next topic? >> can you tell me. no, i'm kidding. >> all of a sudden. >> brian will be off of "nightly news." honey.
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>> i'm ready. where do you want to go? >> lester gave me the night off. >> that's right. >> if your spouse doesn't end up going and feels bad you should not use this word when apologizing. >> i don't know this word, but i'm interested in what that word is. never use when apologizing. >> when apologizing you should never use the word if. >> as an example. >> i'm sorry if i offended you. i'm sorry if i upset you. well, according to "psychology today" if can make your statement come across as condescending for phrases like i'm sorry if you are offended. makes you sound like it's not true. >> like an apology. >> i'm sorry what i said seemed rude. >> like it was -- like it was their fault. >> that's right. >> that's interesting. >> if you have a problem with that, i'm sorry. >> i'm sorry you're offended. >> right. >> okay. so from now on you apologize to someone. just don't use the word if. >> are you guys big apologizers? >> i'm looking for new ways to apologize because i've exhausted all the other ones. i'm wrong all the time so this is fresh incentive for me.
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yeah, i'm a big apologizer because it's always me that screws me. it's always me, and admittedly. >> i need him so like if my muss and i are doing something and says sorry. i just need eye contact and then i have you and i'm really sorry. i'm sorry, blah, blah, blah, like, i'm sorry, then it doesn't seem like it counts. >> does that make sense. >> yeah. >> yeah. my thing is there was one time where i actually wasn't wrong. >> over huge events, and it was huge. she said i was wrong, and -- and. >> you were right. >> yes. oh! gold! >> that's really pushing your luck. >> i know. >> but she went for it. >> you went for it. >> i've never done that. >> kind of like the oscars for hiss. >> happens once a year. >> right. >> so if you could choose anyone dead or alive to invite to your dream dinner party, who would it be? >> that's a good one. who would you pick?
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>> i would pick martin luther king jr. >> yeah. >> and -- and laurel and hardy. >> that would be fun. that's heavy. >> i would pick -- so i lost my mother when i was 13 so i would pick her. jesus christ and louis armstrong. >> wow, that's awesome. >> that's a combo. now i feel bad for my list. i saw the assignment on the train. i had oprah, larry king, beyonce and some other news people but they told me i needed to shorten my list so i put sammy davis jr. on there when i found out you don't have to be hey live. >> that's a great choice. >> why have you when you can have imitators. >> would be it wild, elvis, want an elvis impersonator at my dream dinner. that would be so random. >> or have them both. >> yeah, yeah. >> the real elvis. >> what about you, dylan? >> i would do jesus.
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i didn't know it was dead or alive. >> i like it, and then jerry seinfeld. >> jesus and jerry. >> you wouldn't pick -- you've got an opportunity to resurrect people. you would pick jerry seinfeld. i love jerry seinfeld. there's a chance you could have dinner with him on an occasion. >> so if he's listening. i'd like to have dinner with her, too. >> there you go. >> the great thing about having -- >> i'm a great cook. >> besides the wisdom and the holiness and everything, you know that there's going to be endless wine. >> yeah, lots of wipe. >> and all the fish and bread you can eat. that's going to be great. >> oh, that's good. fantastic. >> you know what's funny. you learn a lot about a person by who they pick. jerry and jesus, i'll never forget that. every time i see you. >> it's all about the tone. it's the tone. come on. you can keep the reservation, but you've got to make the reservation. >> and you can cook. what would you cook them because you're such a good cook?
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>> that's a good question. i would probably make stuffed artichokes. >> i think jesus would like that. >> can you imagine. >> i can see the t-shirts now, wwjl. >> what would jesus like? >> i was on "e" for eat. >> like, same thing. >> i got it. >> a meteorologist thing. >> can you imagine if you have to make dinner for jesus and you make artichokes. >> that's a lot of pressure. >> not art coax. >> scallops. >> i think i'd go with a steak. >> you'd be go with a steak. >> i would make some gumbo, yeah. i would -- just like this is my humble offering. this is what i know how to do. i wouldn't get all fancy. >> and in fact in creole and louisiana cooking you have the holy trinity. >> that's right. >> onions and garlic and -- and cellry. >> yeah. >> i would make him my rice crispy treats. >> the joke around the trinity feast, he'd say that.
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entertained us for decades and now grammy and emmy winner harry connick jr. is kicking off the second season of his syndicated talk show "harry". >> hand has a lot more to celebrate these days, too, with the return of "will & grace" and a star on the hollywood walk of fame. harry, congratulations. >> thank you. >> we buried the lead with that one. >> that's one of the things that you don't ever really think about. >> it's huge. >> and i found out they were going to do it. >> did they call you? >> i think they called my manage president, and my manager said they are giving you a star. >> nice. >> it's amazing. >> that's amazing. >> you think about all of the people who have been honored in that way. it's really humbling, really is. >> wow. do you think of how it's going to be in the moment, like oh, i'm going to do this. >> i haven't even thought about it yet. it's really kind of surreal. >> yeah. >> i've made so many records in los angeles and spent so many days and weeks there that i've walked down the streets so much and you look down and see all of the people who are the greatest of all time and you just don't think that they are going to give. >> you somebody is going to want you to come to their dinner. that's right. >> not only -- you're now going
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to be in the "will & grace" reboot. >> yes. >> it's funny. >> yes. >> where is leo now? >> i can't tell you much because they probably wouldn't like that, but it's -- >> they are not watching. >> they are not up this early. >> it's funny. it's really funny, and a lot of people say is it going to be as good as it was when it's on originally? >> it's hysterically funny. those four characters, weird thing going on set because they rebuilt the set and nothing has changed. >> really. >> all four actors look the same, the set looks pretty much the same. >> so they didn't redecorate? >> you know it's funny, they redecorated, but even the kraft service is in the same place and wardrobe in the same place. it was wild, like a time machine. really fun. >> people are look forward to. it can we ask you about instagram. you challenged donny wahlberg to a burger throwdown off. >> i made a statement a long time ago that said i've never lip synch the. i'll never lip synch and he said i will, or whatever, and it was
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really funny so we went back and forth and he said harry connick can't throw down like this and someone posted a picture of him dancing so i challenged him to a throw downoff and he came on show hand his wife jenny mccarthy moderated the event. it was a lot of fun. >> and we talked upstairs you would make jesus gumbo. would you make a gumboburger. >> that's going to show up in my buyo. harry connick, who claims he would make jesus gumbo. wait, when did i say that? >> talk about iconic moments. kind of pinch-me moments. your first show back this season you had billy joel. >> that was unbelievable. >> amazing. >> so i saw him at an event and we had dressing rooms right next to each other and i asked him if he would want to be on my show and he said yes. i actually honestly thought he was just being nice and he came and did the premiere show and we sang two topping together. it was incredible. >> i think we have a clip. can we listen a little bit to
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the duet ♪ you can say the human heart is only make believe ♪ ♪ and i am only fighting fire with fire ♪ ♪ you are still a victim of the accident's elite ♪ ♪ sure as i'm a victim of desire ♪ >> that was awesome. >> how cool is that. >> i just saw him in concert. >> he's amazinging right. >> sounds as always as he always sounds. >> he's amazing, and for me, when i was a young musician playing piano, billy joel is one of those people that everybody loved. to look up and see him at the other piano was wild, man. it was really cool. >> cool. >> sweet guy, too. >> you took a self we him but you call a stouky. >> if you can get a celebrity stalky and you're about to get major points. hold half of your face in the frame and there's billy. that's a stalky. if you can get a celebrity stalky it's huge. >> a little disturbing. >> a little creepy.
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>> why it's called a stalky. i've become a master at it. this isn't really a stalky because you know i'm going to do it. i'm going to get major points. >> we'll talk as if you don't know you're here. >> anyway. >> sheinelle. >> that's fine. i'll just do this. >> are you praying. >> it's hard to get everybody in here. >> there you go. i got if. >> hey, before we go, now that you're doing your second season, what surprised you most about doing a daytime talk show? >> how much people wanted to know about me. >> yeah. >> like nighttime shows, people seem to be, you know, relaxed. they want to be entertained. there's not a lot are -- for the viewers, not a lot of thought that goes into it. they lay back and kick back. eat some popcorn and chill out, and in the daytime people seem to want to know more about what they are watching, takeaways, more about the host. >> you're hanging out in their home basically. >> so i asked what would y'all want to see more of? we want to see more of your wife and your children an learn more about you which was something i was pleasantly surprised about.
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you know him and love him and now he's back to blow our minds once again. >> mentalist otis perlman is here with some tricks you have to see to believe and you always blow my mind. >> never know what's going to happen. the ancient greeks believed there were four elements that everything was made up of. earth, wind, fire and water. >> easy enough. >> do me a favor. hold out your hand, al, sheinelle, speaking of earth, wind, fire and water. what will happen. getting close and getting tight. dylan, matches, fire. take those for me, please.
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>> okay. >> open them up, and if you wouldn't mind strike a match. >> you know. this is so fun. >> and fire, don't move because i said come back sheinelle, and -- >> what? >> i thought you were about to drop flames. >> the craziest thing. there's a study where they did this, seems evil. >> that's called ice. >> it feels cold. >> right. >> where they did a study where they took a match and they conditioned somebody that they were going to burn them, evil. did this to college students, conditioned them to think so strongly and at the last moment they swapped it with an ice cube and touched that person and they screamed. some people, their skin even blistered. >> no way. >> yeah. >> do that to al, not me. >> the power of the mind, don't burn al. >> i've got the matches. >> you know, let's trade. i'll take the matches. grab this pen and i want you to grab a piece of paper and let's get your mind going. turn your back and write down two initials, not of yourself,
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your husband, somebody that has pond into your mind and turn your back. >> just first and last initials. >> first and last initials, yeah. >> and close the pen up, and it's all about the power of the mind. the fact that that person blistered was because they believed it could happen. watch this. watch the pen, and speaking of wind, make sure, al, cover my mouth to make sure i'm not blowing on this. imagine that this pen starts to move a little. if i really believe it. imagine if that pen starts to move, right in front of you. >> dylan, you're holding that against you. do you have any idea why you thought of this person today, like a reason or just popped in your head in. >> she -- >> popped into my head. >> sorry. >> it. >> the matches, it didn't pop in your head. what happened is the synapse in your mind went off. imagine every synapse firing off every moment right at this very moment just like that's matches. turn that paper around and show what were the officials that you
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wrote down. what are they, l.b. >> and look right here, nice and tight into the matchbook. >> that's weird. >> you said her name. >> you wrote the initials, someone with a "u," luann becker. >> yes. >> that's so weird. >> bring her out. >> is she? >> no, i'm kidding, i'm kidding. >> i haven't seen her in a while. i can't wait. where's luann. you want to see more. >> i'm speechless. >> i have an aexciting announcement to make. for the first time in ten years. >> hi, lu. >> i have a stage live live mind riding are, at >> my heart is kind of racing because i still don't get it. >> that was amazing. >> that's why you've got to come out. >> you're going front row, al. you'll be there. >> i'm going to have you over this weekend when i start a fire. >> exactly. >> on my barbecue. >> where did the ice come from?
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the beginning of the jewish new year and nothing says rosh hashana like brisket cooked to perfect. our chef and life-style expert jamie geller is here with an overnight recipe you start today so you can spend more time with the family tomorrow. >> yes, yes. >> we want to wish everybody a rosh hashana. >> happy new year and happy rosh hashana. wish everybody a sweet new year. you know it's a holiday when you bring out the big brisket. >> call that a hunk of brisket love. >> so let's get started. you've got in the pans onions and halfled heads of garlic. >> everything good in the kitchen starts with a little bit of onion and garlic. that's already in the pan. would you help me -- we should season it first. let's season it first. >> season it first. >> salt and pepper, generous, right? >> a lot of it. >> that's going to make layers of flavor. i like how you work that pepper mill. >> you know your way around -- >> years of experiment. >> my hubby usually helps me. >> knew hubby usually helps me get this brisket into the pan.
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you want to help me here, i'm sure he does. >> so ten-pound brisket, whole brisket in the pan. we're starting off on the wrong foot here. in the pan, the secret here is the first and second can you, the whole brisket. the meat is marbleized. >> all the fat. >> the all the fat will make a nice butterer sauce. >> what do we add next in. >> broth and red wine and i'll do the tomatoes, simple, easy. this will will allow me to get my beauty rest before. you don't need that, right? >> oh, please, it's too late. >> this cooks while you sleep. >> 225 degrees for ten hours. >> red wine. >> a great red wine. >> so you're going to wrap this before you put it. >> yes. i always put parchment because that keeps the foil from reaching into food especially on a ten hour and slow cook. since it's going in for ten hours, 225, low hand slow. that's the next secret to tender melt in your mouth meat. >> could you theoretically do this if you wanted to in like a smoker, in a grill?
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>> for sure, you could. you're the barbecue expert, enthusiast over there, but you absolutely could do that as well, for sure. >> now we slice. you want to let that cool because it's so buttery soft before you slice it and we slice against the grain to make sure that the meat is not stringy but beautiful, nice thin slices stade de gerland i love the caramelized onion and garlic that comes with that. >> tastes delicious and amazing for serving and because it's so soft you've got to get under here. >> otherwise it will break apart. >> all about preparation. eat with our eyes first. come over on this side and help me out. perfect. you've done this before. we're god, we're good, we're good. is that a party on the plate. >> you take your pan juices and kind of cook them down. >> reduce them down until they coat the back of a spoon, got them reducing them down here and then we drizzle and this says holiday. hassle-free holiday while we slept. so few ingredients. >> puts the holiday in rosh
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hashana. >> doesn't have to be a holiday to have a brisket. can you make this in the morning and come home and dinner is done. >> carrot beet borscht. so old school and tired and grandma. we made chilled soups. tell me what you think, gazpacho, lemon, carrots, beets. >> that's dishes. >> and then hol ha. >> source of all al's jokes. >> we've done pearl sugar on tons, everything spice on top, like an everything bagel and it's all natural. >> interesting. >> really fun to bake on holidays with your kids. >> honey is important. >> we push everybody a sweet new year. i love that you're using the hol ha for the pan juices. >> you caught her. >> dipping a will. >> dip that in the honey and how we wish everyone a sweet new
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we've got a british invasion going on this morning in studio 1a with multi-platinum artist rudimental and james arthur getting ready to perform their hot new single for us. >> the song has already spent weeks at the top of the charts in their native uk and rocked up 55 million streams globally. >> it's called "sun comes up" off rudimental's third sidio album. guys, good morning. >> hey. >> how did this collaboration come about? >> we wrote this song had a while back and heard james' voice and kind of a perfect match and kind of blew us away he added his touch to it and it turned into something really special. >> when something like this happens, do you feel like you're catching, you know, magic in a bottle? >> yeah. you get that gut feeling. i remember in the studio when he came in and did it, yeah. you get better flies in your stomach and you feel like this
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is the big one. >> well, we can't wait to hear it. >> all right. >> rudimental and james arthur. ♪ i wondered maybe they'd never find me ♪ ♪ i've been waiting such a long, long, long time to feel it ♪ ♪ swallowed by the waters around me ♪ ♪ no i took so many wrong, wrong, wrong turns to see it, woah ♪ ♪ but i tansed through the blisters at night ♪ ♪ and i laughed till i cried and cried and ♪ i ran till my feet couldn't run mo for ♪ ♪ no more, mo for ♪ and i sung till my lungs were burning ♪ ♪ till i know i'm alive, alive, yeah ♪ i sing till i can't hear your voice no more ♪ ♪ sudden lit sun goes up ♪ and i feel my love flooding back again, ♪
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♪ until the sun goes up and i feel my love coming up again ♪ ♪ it wasn't easy trying to one with these handcuffs ♪ ♪ i had to sleep such a cold, cold, cold night to see it ♪ ♪ green flashes hid me right where i'm standing ♪ ♪ sunlight got into the bone, bone, bone, start the healing ♪ ♪ but i danced through the blisters at night ♪ ♪ and i laughed till i cried and cried ♪ and i ran till my feet couldn't run no more ♪ ♪ no more, no more ♪ and i sung till my lungs were burning ♪ till i know i'm alive, alive ♪ ♪ i sing till i can't hear your voice no more ♪ ♪ sudden lit sun goes up ♪ and i feel my love needing back again ♪ ♪ until the sun goes up and i
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feel my love coming up again ♪ ♪ until the sun goes up and the dark is gone ♪ ♪ we made it to the dawn and i don't miss you anymore ♪ ♪ when the sun goes up, when the kun comes up ♪ ♪ i can feel my love coming back again ♪ ♪ so give a little light to get a little love back ♪ ♪ give a little light to get a little love back ♪ ♪ give a little light, give a little light ♪ ♪ won't you give it ♪ to get a little love back ♪ won't you give it ♪ oh, won't you give it ♪ won't you give it ♪ give a little love back ♪ and suddenly the sun goes up and i feel my love flooding back
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again ♪ ♪ and until the sun goes up and i feel my love coming up again ♪ ♪ until the sun goes up and the dark is gone ♪ ♪ we made it to the dawn and i don't miss you anymore ♪ when the sun goes up ♪ when the sun comes ♪ i feel my love >> wow. [ applause ] >> rudimental james arthur. i didn't want that to end. thank you. that was fantastic. we'll be back in a moment. this is "today" on nbc. fran grenier.
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